ENERPO Workshop: Technical Assistance in Energy Transition to Countries in South-Eastern and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia — UNECE Practices

Добавить в календарь 2020-12-11 16:30:00 2022-05-18 10:14:04 ENERPO Workshop: Technical Assistance in Energy Transition to Countries in South-Eastern and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia — UNECE Practices Description Online International programs info@eusp.org Europe/Moscow public
International programs
Nadejda Khamrakulova; Oleg Dzioubinski

Platform: Zoom 

The presentations and discussion will focus on activities of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) to help countries of the region in their energy transition. These include specific projects, capacity building, assistance in developing guidelines and legal and policy instruments, and sharing best practices in sustainable energy. Useful links to prepare for the event:







Nadejda Khamrakulova is the Project Officer at the Sustainable Energy Division of the UNECE. She is currently working on project aimed to enhance capacities of countries to develop and implement energy efficiency standards in buildings. From 2015 to 2019, Nadejda was providing consultancy services in the area of sustainable development to FAO, UNECE, and UNEP. From 2007 to 2014, she was working in the UNECE to implement projects on financing energy efficiency and renewable energy investments, enhancement of transboundary water cooperation, and assessment of economic policies. Nadejda is the main author of publications on Progress in the Areas of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Selected Countries of the UNECE Region; and Development of Energy Service Companies Market and Policies. She holds Executive Master’s degree in Development Policies and Practices from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (2015); and Master’s degree in International Law from the University of Geneva (2008).


Oleg Dzioubinski is the Regional Adviser at the Sustainable Energy Division (SED) of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) in Geneva since 2018. He provides advisory services, capacity building activities, and manages projects in the area of energy upon requests of countries with economies in transition. From 2008 to 2018, he was Energy Efficiency Programme Manager at SED. He coordinated UNECE work on energy efficiency in industry sector, managed projects on energy efficiency in buildings, and facilitated regulatory and policy dialogue on barriers to improve energy efficiency. He initiated organization of the International Forum on Energy for Sustainable Development in 2010. His previous experience at the United Nations includes work at the Department of Economic and Social Affairs on sustainable development issues, 1997-2000, New York; at the Department of Public Information on cooperation with a community of NGOs, 2000-2003, New York; and at the UNECE Environment Division on environmental performance reviews of the countries of South-Eastern and Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia, 2003-2008, Geneva. Before joining the United Nations in 1997, he worked as a researcher at universities in Ukraine and in the United States; as a TV journalist; and as a program officer at US non-profit foundations in Ukraine. Oleg Dzioubinski holds Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National University of Shipbuilding, Ukraine (1986) and Master’s degree in Diplomacy and International Commerce from the University of Kentucky, United States (1994).


The ENERPO Workshop Series hosts prominent representatives from the fields of academia, business, and politics. ENERPO program guest speakers share their knowledge and experience by touching upon a variety of topics related to Energy Politics in Eurasia. The lectures are followed by a Q&A session.


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